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Drift into failure : from hunting broken components to understanding complex systems

Author: Sidney Dekker; Ashgate Publishing.
Publisher: Farnham ; Burlington : Ashgate, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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This book explores complexity theory and systems thinking to better understand how complex systems drift into failure. It studies sensitive dependence on initial conditions, unruly technology,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Dekker; Ashgate Publishing.
ISBN: 9781409422228 1409422224 9781409422211 1409422216 9781409422235 1409422232
OCLC Number: 1022822981
Notes: Na stronie redakcyjnej copyright 2011.
Description: XIII, [1], 220 stron : ilustracje ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents: Preface; Failure is always an option; Features of drift; The legacy of Newton and Descartes; The search for the broken component; Theorizing drift; What is complexity and systems thinking?; Managing the complexity of drift; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Sidney Dekker.

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